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Korisliiga Standings
 1. Salon Vilpas 28-8 
 2. Kataja Basket 25-11 
 3. Helsinki Seagulls 25-11 
 4. Kauhajoki 21-15 
 5. Lapua 17-19 
 6. Kouvot 16-20 
 7. BC Nokia 16-20 
 8. Pyrinto 14-22 
 9. KTP Basket 13-23 
 10. Korihait 5-31 
Last:4/2/2017
1st Standings
Division A
 1. Lahti 20-7 
 2. Espoo United 18-8 
 3. ToPo 16-11 
 4. Oulun NMKY 15-12 
 5. Jyvaskyla BA 14-13 
 6. HBA-Marsky 11-16 
 7. Porvoon Tarmo 11-16 
 8. FoKoPo 10-17 
 9. Pyrinto II 10-17 
 10. Jarvenpaa 9-17 
Division B
 1. PuHu Juniorit 22-4 
 2. TuNMKY 21-5 
 3. Ura Basket 19-7 
 4. Korikouvot 16-10 
 5. HyPo 15-9 
 6. Espoo Basket 14-10 
 7. Raholan Pyrkiva 12-12 
 8. HNMKY U23 10-14 
 9. Karkkila 7-17 
 10. PeU-Basket 7-17 
 11. Munkkiniemen 6-18 
 12. JyWe 6-18 
 13. Namika Lr 5-19 
Last:3/20/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Monaco 12-2 
 2. Banvit BK 11-3 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 10-4 
 4. Aris 8-6 
 5. Fraport SKY 7-7 
 6. Ironi Nahariya 5-9 
 7. Helios 2-12 
 8. Bakken 1-13 
Group B
 1. Le Mans 9-5 
 2. Umana VE 9-5 
 3. Pinar Karsiyaka 9-5 
 4. Avtodor 7-7 
 5. Maccabi Rishon 7-7 
 6. Oradea 6-8 
 7. Kataja Basket 6-8 
 8. Khimik 3-11 
Group C
 1. ASVEL 10-4 
 2. Neptunas 10-4 
 3. EWE Baskets 10-4 
 4. PAOK 7-7 
 5. Ventspils 7-7 
 6. Usak 5-9 
 7. Openjobmetis V. 4-10 
 8. Rosa Radom 3-11 
Group D
 1. Iberostar Tener. 11-3 
 2. Scandone AV 10-4 
 3. Strasbourg 9-5 
 4. Juventus 8-6 
 5. Oostende 6-8 
 6. Cibona 5-9 
 7. Mega Leks 4-10 
 8. Mornar Bar 3-11 
Group E
 1. Besiktas 12-2 
 2. AEK Athens 9-5 
 3. Partizan 8-6 
 4. Ludwigsburg 8-6 
 5. Banco di Srd 7-7 
 6. Spirou 6-8 
 7. Stelmet ZG 4-10 
 8. Szolnok 2-12 
Last:1/25/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Antwan SCOTT
  KTP Basket
  (188-G-92)
  Avg: 22
 1. Scott, KTP Basket22.0 
 2. Jones, Lapua21.5 
 3. Gay, KTP Basket19.2 
 4. Pledger, Kouvot19.1 
 5. Brown, Kataja B.17.3 
 6. Hollins, Kauhajoki17.2 
 7. Morris, Lapua16.8 
 8. Bullock, Pyrinto15.8 
 9. Bryant, Kataja B.15.7 
 10. Holsey, Kauhajoki15.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Marcus VAN
  Korihait
  (201-F/C-87)
  Avg: 10.5
 1. Van, Korihait10.5 
 2. Buckles, Kouvot9.5 
 3. Judge, Pyrinto9.3 
 4. Pratt, KTP Basket8.7 
 5. Coleman, Salon Vilpas8.5 
 6. Williams, Lapua7.9 
 7. Bristol, Kataja B.7.7 
 8. Nelson, Pyrinto7.6 
 9. Bullock, Pyrinto7.6 
 10. Morris, Lapua7.3 
Assists Per Game
 Antto NIKKARINEN
  Helsinki.
  (185-PG-91)
  Avg: 7.3
 1. Nikkarinen, Helsinki.7.3 
 2. Pratt, KTP Basket6.7 
 3. Rannikko, Kataja B.6.5 
 4. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki5.5 
 5. Jalonen, Korihait4.4 
 6. Staten, Salon Vilpas4.3 
 7. Williams, Lapua4.2 
 8. Appleby, Kouvot4.1 
 9. Edwards, Lapua4.1 
 10. Hirvonen, Kouvot3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Monyea PRATT
  KTP Basket
  (196-SF-85)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Pratt, KTP Basket2.2 
 2. Mullings, Kataja B.2.2 
 3. Horne, Kouvot1.9 
 4. Hollins, Kauhajoki1.8 
 5. Minard, Pyrinto1.7 
 6. Sanders, BC Nokia1.6 
 7. Scott, KTP Basket1.6 
 8. Coleman, Salon Vilpas1.5 
 9. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki1.5 
 10. Nelson, Pyrinto1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Sherman GAY
  KTP Basket
  (201-F/C-82)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Gay, KTP Basket1.9 
 2. Bristol, Kataja B.1.7 
 3. Judge, Pyrinto1.1 
 4. Van, Korihait1.1 
 5. Coleman, Salon Vilpas1.0 
 6. Bailey, KTP Basket0.9 
 7. Barrett, BC Nokia0.9 
 8. Huolila, Kataja B.0.9 
 9. Nelson, Pyrinto0.8 
 10. Walker, KTP Basket0.8 
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Sandberg's double-double lands him 1st Division Player of the Week award - Mar 8, 2017


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Mikael
Sandberg
25-year old center Mikael Sandberg (210-C-91) had an amazing evening in the last round for second-ranked TuNMKY and receives a Eurobasket.com 1st Division Player of the Week award for round 21.
He had a double-double of 22 points and 14 rebounds, while his team beat Munkkiniemen (#11, 6-18) 91-76. TuNMKY maintains the 2nd position in their group in Finnish 1st Division. They are still close to the very top. TuNMKY would have been even better if they kept winning the games like in the last round. They have a solid 20-4 record. In the team's last game Sandberg had a remarkable three three-pointers out of 6 attempts. He turned to be TuNMKY's top player in his first season with the team. Mikael Sandberg averages this season 20.5ppg and 9.5rpg.

Second best performed player last round was Alexei Ekimov (210-F/C-81) of JyWe. He is Russian forward in his first season at JyWe. In the last game Ekimov recorded impressive double-double of 17 points and 19 rebounds. Of course he led JyWe to another comfortable win 90-71 over slightly higher-ranked PeU-Basket (#10, 7-17) being unquestionably team leader. The game was between two teams which are definitely not main contenders for the top position in Division B. JyWe keeps 12th position. 18 lost games are too many comparing to just six victories JyWe managed to get this year. Ekimov is a newcomer at JyWe and quickly became one of team's most reliable players.

Third place about best performers goes to forward Riku Laine (197-F-97) of PeU-Basket (#10). Laine got into 30-points club by scoring 33 points in the last round. He went also for nine rebounds . Despite Laine's great performance PeU-Basket lost 86-88 to slightly lower-ranked Munkkiniemen (#11, 6-18). But his team cannot count on just a single shooter as he also needs help of the other teammates. PeU-Basket can only dream about fighting for top spots in Division B. They have rather bad season and 7-17 record places them close to the bottom of the standings. Too bad for Laine he does not play for a better team. But maybe if he did, his season stats would not be that high. Laine has a very solid season. In 14 games in Finland he scored 22.9ppg. He also has 8.6rpg and FGP: 53.6%.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Joshua Gouch (196-G-91) of Espoo Basket - 18 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists
5. Pyry Rainamaa (194-G-90) of PuHu Juniorit - 18 points, 12 rebounds and 8 assists
6. Lauri Tiainen (193-G-90) of Raholan Pyrkiva - 28 points, 10 rebounds and 2 assists
7. Henri Kantonen (197-G-97) of Korikouvot - 20 points, 14 rebounds and 5 assists
8. Omar Calhoun (198-G-93) of Espoo United - 29 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists
9. Demondre Harvey (201-F-93) of Oulun NMKY - 24 points, 12 rebounds and 2 assists
10. Aleksi Kantonen (188-G-95) of JyWe - 24 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists

The Player of the week is chosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3* (REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4* (2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3* (2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3* (3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)   




Antto
Nikkarinen
Eurobasket.com All-Finnish Korisliiga Awards 2017 - 1 day ago
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Erik Murphy selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 7 days ago
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